10 Crazy Games for Fundraising Events

We have scoured the seven kingdoms to bring you our 10 favourite crazy event games you can incorporate into your next fundraising event! And the countdown is….. *drumroll*

Crazy Game 10: Separation Anxiety

You have one minute, with one hand behind your back, to sort as many colours as possible!

Crazy Game 9: Oreo Game

There is absolutely no way to look elegant when playing the Oreo game! You have to get the Oreo from your forehead into your mouth with no hands! First to finish is the winner!

Crazy Game 8: Human Caterpillar

You’ll need large lengths of sturdy plastic or fabric for this one! The ends will need to be sewn together and then you need to work in teams to be the first to the finish line!

Crazy Game 7: Cup Relay

This one is simple to organise but I can imagine it would be pretty funny! Station your troops 5 metres apart, everyone has a stick in their mouth and the cup needs to be passed from one to another!

Crazy Game 6: Balloon Race

This one speaks for itself – you need to get to the other end first without dropping any of the balloons and without using your hands!

Crazy Game 5: Anything with a Tarp and Detergent

It can be absolutely any challenge, but if you have an outdoor event and a slippy slide laced with detergent, you’re sure to get a laugh no matter what!

Crazy Game 4: Fairy Floss Challenge

This one is sooooo funny. It’s all about tactic! You’ll need to watch it to see (it’s worth it, I promise!)

Crazy Game 3: Stocking on Head/ Water Bottle Game

I love this one! It is a very portable game so can be easily set up anywhere. Wear a stocking on your head with a tennis ball on the end, and race to knock the water bottle over first!

Crazy Game 2: Pillow Fight Tournament

This is a serious sport in Japan! Blankets are shields and the pillow are your weapons. Learn the rules or just make it up as you go along!!

Crazy Game 1: Human Hungry Hungry Hippo

Skateboards, laundry baskets, lots of balls (plus I would suggest helmets!!!) and you have a hilarious game for your next fundraising event!


Mandy Weidmann is Australia’s ‘Fundraising Whisperer’ – publisher of the Fundraising Directory and author of the Practical Fundraising Handbook for School and Club Volunteers. Mandy believes that parent volunteers shouldn’t have to reinvent the wheel all the time and is passionate about providing resources to make fundraising easier (and more fun).

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